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2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 3,700 times in 2014. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 3 trips to carry that many people. Click here to […]

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Finding a way in a globalized world: Paul Chislett

The following post is a slightly revised version of a talk I gave at the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Detroit on December 28. I’m a member of the congregation and a Board Trustee. Edits are in brackets: [  ] Comments, critiques, questions? *** I want to start first by saying I know this congregation […]

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Windsor Mayor Dilkens and the FINA Swim Championships in Qatar: A Reflection

In the Dec 5th edition of the Windsor Star, Craig Pearson reported that Mayor Drew Dilkens was in Doha, Qatar to attend the FINA swim championship. Intimating sensitivity to long range travel with little benefit for the citizens of Windsor, the mayor defended his trip saying: “This event just didn’t line up nicely with the […]

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Aired: Nov 21 2014: The “Good” Muslim: Changing the Narrative

Since the killings of Canadian Soldiers in Quebec and Ottawa many in this country are waiting to see what kind of laws and surveillance measures the Harper regime will come up with in order to keep the public “safe” from terror. In the resulting narrative all eyes, at least in the media, shift to Muslim […]

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Windsor, Ontario priorities

If this is the problem: Armed or not, this isn’t the answer:

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Remembrance Day 2014

A Personal Reflection: Veterans, White Poppies, and Remembering By Paul Chislett                                                        They say: Our deaths are not ours: they are yours,                                                        they will mean what you make them.                                                                                                […]

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2014 CJAM Pledge Drive On The ShakeUp

It’s pledge drive at CJAM this fall and it’s an important time for the station as a good portion of operating costs come from this pledge drive. More information follows and as you scroll down you’ll come across links to ShakeUp programs that ran over the last weeks and months… About Pledge Drive: CJAM is […]

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A Plea for solidarity: by Paul Chislett

Starting point: Just a day ago a 25 year old man ran down two Canadian Forces soldiers, killing one. He was later shot dead by police. Today, CBS News says a 32 year old man mortally wounded a reservist at Ottawa’s War Memorial. In what follows I am making an assumption that young people are […]

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Sept 18, 2014 live broadcast on Windsor, Ontario’s downtown: Whose Downtown?

Windsor, Ontario is a Canadian border city across the Detroit River from Detroit, Michigan. The city centre suffers from an over abundance of bars and clubs that heavily cater to young Americans taking advantage of a lower Ontario drinking age than in Michigan. Bars seem to have preferential treatment when zoning issues come up and […]

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Lawrence Wittner on the nuclear disarmament movement

Aug 6th marked 69 years since the US dropped the Atom Bomb on Hiroshima. Ever since, the world has lived with the threat of nuclear destruction and all the dangers that go with the research and development of nuclear weapons. Even the peaceful uses of nuclear power have dire consequences for the planet with nuclear […]

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